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Mrs. Obama

December 27th, 2016

In “Mrs. Obama,” Amy Davidson writes about the First Lady’s impact.

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Women in the White House

December 12th, 2016

In “Women in the White House,” Margaret Talbot writes about the future of women under President Trump.

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The Fight to Vote

December 5th, 2016

In "The Fight to Vote," Jeffrey Toobin examines the voting-rights crisis.

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November 28th, 2016

In “Transitions,”Amy Davidson writes about Donald Trump, and the change in Administrations.